Sasha Petrenko is a California based interdisciplinary artist-facilitator and Artistic Director of The New Urban Naturalists. Her work utilizes sculpture, performance, prose and new media to draw parallels between ecology and human relationships. Petrenko’s projects have been featured widely at national and international venues including the Headlands Center for the Arts, Southern Exposure, the Lab, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, the de Young Museum of San Francisco, the University of California, Berkeley, the Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History, the Los Angeles County Arboretum, Robert Wilson’s Watermill Center for Performance in New York, Oberpflalzer-Kunstlerhaus in Schwandorf, Germany and at Kulturfolger in Zurich Switzerland. She has served as adjunct faculty at the University of San Francisco, Cal State Monterey Bay, Sonoma State, San Francisco State Universities, teaches workshops at Cabrillo College in Aptos, CA, and runs a one--woman woodworking business in downtown Watsonville.

See what Sasha's up to on her blog Made-by-Hand.